Prometheus: Executive leadership for the 3rd-sector
Prometheus: Executive leadership for the 3rd-sector

Overview

Prometheus is a no-charge intensive executive level learning and development programme for leaders from UK 3rd Sector organisation. It is delivered by world-leading experts from our own faculty who teach on the Manchester MBA and executive education courses and also well respected practitioners with a wealth of industry experience.

This year’s event in Manchester was another huge success bringing together a wonderful mix of people for two full days who are concerned about the future of the 3rd Sector.

Find out more

Prometheus 2016 was generously
supported by Co-operative Bank.
If you are interested in sponsoring
next year's event contact
Russell Miller

Featured videos

Testimonial

The third sector doesn’t get much leadership and development and that’s why courses like Prometheus are so incredibly important.

Sir Stephen Bubb, Chief Executive, Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations.

Clients and testimonials page >>

The benefits

The programme has brought so many benefits to both individuals and their organisations over the last three years.

Some of the things they were able to take away from their time at Prometheus:

  • Enhanced leadership skills
  • New ways of thinking
  • Tools and tips to improve business
  • Catalyst for new ideas
  • Fantastic networking opportunities

“It was a brilliant three days and I got a huge amount from the experience”

“Thank you so much for an excellent course. I came back full of ideas”

“Such a fantastic and valuable event you've curated”

Featured videos

Testimonial

The third sector doesn’t get much leadership and development and that’s why courses like Prometheus are so incredibly important.

Sir Stephen Bubb, Chief Executive, Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations.

Clients and testimonials page >>

Who should attend

Places are always limited at the event because of space and the availability of faculty in the School and University.

UK-based 3rd Sector organisations are invited to attend the event and will be entered into selection process to ensure that they get the best out of Prometheus.

We’re looking for delegates from small, medium and large 3rd Sector organisations based in the North West or UK whose work focuses on either local, national or international concerns.

Selected participants will be expected to come from a range of 3rd Sector backgrounds including housing, children, the elderly, poverty, heath, education, environment, campaigning, policy change and research.

Within these organisations we are looking for:

  • Senior executives (e.g. Chief Executives)
  • Senior managers (e.g. Directors or heads of functions such as HR, Finance)
  • Policy makers (e.g. colleagues from think-tanks and policy institutes)
  • Senior practitioners with specialist knowledge (e.g. field workers in both the UK and internationally).

Featured videos

Testimonial

The third sector doesn’t get much leadership and development and that’s why courses like Prometheus are so incredibly important.

Sir Stephen Bubb, Chief Executive, Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations.

Clients and testimonials page >>

The programme

Planning for the 2017 programme is now underway. We will look again to mix AMBS faculty and inspirational speakers to deliver sessions along with great networking opportunities.

In the meantime please download our 2016 programme to get a feel for what goes on over the two days.

Featured videos

Testimonial

The third sector doesn’t get much leadership and development and that’s why courses like Prometheus are so incredibly important.

Sir Stephen Bubb, Chief Executive, Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations.

Clients and testimonials page >>

The team

Nick Clifford Nick Clifford,
Programme Director
Becky Allen Becky Allen,
Programme Manager

Featured videos

Testimonial

The third sector doesn’t get much leadership and development and that’s why courses like Prometheus are so incredibly important.

Sir Stephen Bubb, Chief Executive, Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations.

Clients and testimonials page >>

Contact details

Becky Allen
Programme Manager
rebecca.allen@manchester.ac.uk

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0161 820 6466
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Programme information

Autumn 2017
Dates
Location Cost
Manchester
No charge
Location
Cost

Key facts

Delegates logo
110 delegates from 92 organisations
96%
of delegates rated the overall programme good to excellent

Organisations that attended:

Henshaws logo Scope logo Friends of the earth logo Barnardos logo